Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

Business Administration

Business & Information Technology

203 Nielsen Hall

319-398-5416

www.kirkwood.edu/businessdept

Entry time

Fall, Spring or Summer

Award

Associate of Science/Career Option degree

2 years (4 semesters)

The Business Administration program prepares students for careers in many diverse areas of business, and is based on a strong foundation of business and general education courses. Students may choose from numerous elective courses to prepare for careers in accounting, financial services and management.

Upon completion of the program, students may choose to enter the workforce or transfer to four year colleges or universities.

Many courses in the program are available online or on KTS (Kirkwood Telecommunication System) at Kirkwood’s seven-county areas. Students should work with their advisor to develop a plan that best meets their educational goals.

Required Courses

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours

First Semester (Fall)

CSC-110

Introduction to Computers

3

ENG-105

Composition I

3

MGT-101

Principles of Management

3

MAT-140

Finite Math

3

–––––––

Humanities or History/Cultures core

3

 

 

15

Second Semester (Spring)

ENG-106

Composition II

3

ECN-130

Principles of Microeconomics

3

————

Math or Science core

3

–––––––

Business electives

6

 

 

15

Third Semester (Fall)

ACC-152

Financial Accounting

4

ECN-120

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

SPC-101

Fundamentals of Oral Communication

3

–––––––

Business electives

6

 

 

16

Fourth Semester (Spring)

ACC-156

Managerial Accounting

4

BUS-294

Business Administration Capstone

1

–––––––

Business electives

9

–––––––

Humanities or History/Cultures core

3

 

 

17

Total program credit hours

63